Making the ‘see food’ diet work for you

Making the ‘see food’ diet work for you

I started keeping a bowl of fruit on the kitchen counter to encourage my family to eat more produce. It works. What are some other ideas to help us ea...

September 13th, 2015 |  


We can’t afford to forget 9-11

We can’t afford to forget 9-11

“Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget—lest we forget!”Rudyard Kipling’s words bring the subject of September the ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Thirty bucks to take on the billionaires

The average donation to Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign is a heartwarming, soul-saving $33.51.For today’s report, I have a bunch of stati...

September 10th, 2015 |  



My wild idea for jobs creation

A friend posed a question at a dinner: if you were president, what would you do to make a difference.My first reaction was, “Can we make a diffe...

September 10th, 2015 |  


My mom and dad are superheroes

My mom and dad are superheroes

By Sandy HarmonIn this day and age where America is looking for heroes, let me share with you the story of two heroes who are living right here in our...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Farm Bureau takes yes, yes, no Positions on State Issues 1, 2 and 3

Farm Bureau takes yes, yes, no Positions on State Issues 1, 2 and 3

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is encouraging Ohioans to vote Yes on State Issue 1, Yes on State Issue 2 and No on State Issue 3. The state...

September 9th, 2015 |  


National Labor Relations Act is as important as ever

National Labor Relations Act is as important as ever

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Signed into law in 1935 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the N...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Picture perfect … almost

Picture perfect … almost

It was a beautiful morning in Texas, my flight was not until noon and the morning was carefully scripted to accomplish much in a short period of time....

September 7th, 2015 |  


A harborous disposition

A harborous disposition

Sociologist Robert Putnam wrote a book some years ago entitled, “Bowling Alone.” Bowling, unbelievably, is the most participated in sport ...

September 7th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


Politicians are failing us on the economy

A couple of months ago, the Congressional Budget Office issued a sobering report on the U.S. economy’s long-term prospects. Not to put too fine ...

September 3rd, 2015 |